Last name: HAWES

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HAWES : This last name is indexed 111,317 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HAWES : English (southern):: 1: of Norman origin from Anglo-Norman French and Middle English Haueis Hawis from an Old French form of the ancient Germanic female personal name Hadewidis (from had- ‘war’ + wid- with a range of possible original meanings).2: variant of Haw with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.3: habitational name from Hawes (North Yorkshire). The placename may derive from Middle English hals hauls ‘neck of land between hills mountain pass’.

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